Neurological diseases and disorders are the result of damage to the brain, spinal column or nerves, caused by illness, injury or genetic process. Many of the precise causes of neurological conditions are either unknown or not well understood.
Some neurological conditions may be life-
Diseases/disorders will cause deterioration over time, affecting a person’s quality of life and their ability to live independently. Some can be life threatening, whilst others cause life-
Many neurological diseases/disorders, even relatively common conditions, are poorly understood and levels of awareness in the public eye are low, or they are ignored, . Also there are a large number of rare conditions which are largely unheard of by the public and amongst many health and social care professionals.
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